Monday, August 2, 2021

Giant panda in French zoo gives birth to ‘lively’ twin girls

August 2, 2021 8:21 pm PARIS (AP) — A giant panda on loan to France from China gave birth to female twin cubs early Monday, a French zoo announced, declaring...

Sierra Nevada red fox to be listed as federally endangered

August 2, 2021 7:56 pm RENO, Nev. (AP) — The slender, bushy-tailed Sierra Nevada red fox will be listed as an endangered species, federal wildlife officials announced Monday, saying its...

Newsom can’t tie recall to GOP in voter guide, lawsuit says

August 2, 2021 7:51 pm SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Top supporters of the recall against California Gov. Gavin Newsom want to block him from branding the contest as a Republican...

Union: NLRB officer recommends new vote for Amazon workers

August 2, 2021 7:41 pm The union that tried — and failed — to organize Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama may get a do-over. ...

‘I’m back’: Ex-con Blagojevich sues for right to run again

August 2, 2021 7:26 pm CHICAGO (AP) — Ex-con and former Gov. Rod Blagojevich sued his home state Monday for booting him from the governor’s seat after his 2008 arrest...

Children stopped at border likely hit record-high in July

August 2, 2021 7:26 pm SAN DIEGO (AP) — The number of children traveling alone who were picked up at the Mexican border by U.S. immigration authorities likely hit an...

Olympic volunteers strive to share stories of 3/11 disaster

August 2, 2021 7:21 pm RIFU, Japan (AP) — Atsushi Muramatsu's handmade flyers are the size of a business card, written in several languages. “Welcome to Miyagi Stadium," one reads....

Lawmaker who named rape accuser says she did nothing wrong

August 2, 2021 7:11 pm BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho state lawmaker accused of violating ethics rules by publicizing the name of an alleged rape victim in disparaging social...

White House calls on states to prevent evictions

August 2, 2021 7:06 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House moved Monday to pressure state and local governments to swiftly adopt policies to protect renters after an eviction moratorium...

Laughter, tears, cheers at funeral for Biz Markie

August 2, 2021 6:56 pm PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (AP) — With laughter and tears, songs and stories, friends and family of Biz Markie celebrated his life and legacy at a funeral...

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Nicaragua party lists presidential candidate despite arrests

August 2, 2021 9:41 pm MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A conservative coalition registered a former leader of the 1980s Contra rebels Monday as a presidential...

Report details dramatic hot-air balloon crash in New England

August 2, 2021 9:31 pm PIERMONT, N.H. (AP) — A preliminary report released Monday details how three passengers were able to radio for help and...

11 hours of questioning for Cuomo in harassment inquiry

August 2, 2021 9:31 pm NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators conducting an inquiry into sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo questioned him...